Weaning Itself From Elephant Ivory, China Turns to Mammoths

Picture: Chen Shu, the president of the China Association of Mammoth Ivory Art Research, has a large collection of mammoth ivory carved objects and...

Chinese county to ‘name and shame’ grooms who give their bride expensive gifts, hold...

A Chinese county is to name and shame families who hold lavish weddings and shower the bride with huge gifts, in what appears to be the...

Chinese museum offers $19,000 for every word decoded from mysterious ancient prophecy texts

AN oracle cast this bone 3000 years ago to predict an uncertain future. Now a museum is offering a $19,000 reward for every word...

Why the US doesn’t understand Chinese thought – and must

The need for the U.S. to understand China is obvious. The Chinese economy is on track to become the largest in the world by...

A Cleanup of ‘Holes in the Wall’ in China’s Capital

When China’s leaders began the hurly-burly transition to a market economy, they encouraged dislocated workers to take up their own entrepreneurial pursuits. Many of...

Flight attendants in China have been given a new designer look

Flight attendants just got more stylish. Harking back to the golden age of flying, when hopping on board a plane was a truly glamorous pursuit,...

Chinese dragon

Historically, the dragon was associated with the Emperor of China and used a symbol to represent imperial power. The founder of Han dynasty Liu...

Chinese guardian lions

Since the introduction of the lion symbolism from Indian culture especially through Buddhist symbolism, statues of guardian lions have traditionally stood in front of...

Farmers in China have created incredibly beautiful art in rice paddies

Rice farmers in China have carefully planted their harvest to create a vast stretch of 3D masterpieces. Every year the farmers in Shenyang, the capital...

Want fame and fortune? China’s internet celebrity business offers both

Whether they know it or not, the millions of WeChat users who tap on their smartphones for the latest data everyday are generating millions...

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